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An implementation of the revised Internet stream protocol (ST-2)
Number of Authors: 2
1991 (English)Report (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

ST-2 is a revision of an experimental protocol designed to support applications which require guaranteed network services. ST-2 provides mechanisms for creating streams, tree-shaped delivery paths with performance guarantees, for applications which require such guarantees. As part of the MultiG project, the authors implemented ST-2 in the BSD system. The twin goals of this implementation were to see how easily a novel protocol like ST-2 could be incorporated into the BSD networking model and, more importantly, to thoroughly evaluate the ST-2 protocol. Our conclusions are that the BSD model proved quite general, requiring only modest changes (changes which were largely invisible to the application), but that the ST-2 protocol itself needs some reworking.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Kista, Sweden: Swedish Institute of Computer Science , 1991, 5. , 12 p.
SICS Technical Report, ISSN 1100-3154 ; R91:14
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Computer and Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-21356OAI: diva2:1041392
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